INFO 3019 Project Management

Credit Points 10

Description This subject is designed to provide students with the fundamental project management skills, theories and methods required in today's complex business environment with a focus on project conception, initiation, planning, monitoring and control in ICT. Students explore developing project solutions in various ICT areas, project management methodologies, time management, team management, and different knowledge areas contributing to the successful delivery of a project life cycle. Students work in teams under the supervision of a staff member, to plan and investigate their projects using a range of project management tools and techniques. Skills in project management and working with others on projects in the ICT context are in demand by employers.

School Computer, Data & Math Sciences

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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject

Pre-requisite(s) INFO 1003 - Professional Practice Communication and Ethics

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this Subject, students will be able to: 

  1. Identify the role and responsibilities of the project manager
  2. Analyse the requirements and attributes of ICT projects  within business environments
  3. Examine the measurement values for project success and the need for assuring quality outcomes
  4. Apply project management tools and techniques in planning, conducting and evaluating ICT projects
  5. Demonstrate communication and collaboration skills in managing and leading project management tasks in a diverse team environment 

Subject Content

  1. The Project Management Process: Lifecycle; Key Approaches
  2. Project Planning: Evaluation; Selection; Planning; Initiation; Execution; Closure
  3. Organising: Resources; Teams and Human Resources; Task Estimation; Time Scheduling; Cost and Budgeting
  4. Controlling: Stakeholders; Risk; Monitoring/Control; Quality; Communication; Tools


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Proposal 15-20 pages 40 N Group
Case Study 1,500-2,000 words 20 N Group
Practical 15 minutes (per practical) 40 N Individual